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Primes k · 2 − 1 ^{n} |
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The Sierpiński problem |
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Lists of primes

all currently known primes included.

GFNfacs.html now contains

127 of which were found during this year.

2023 had again been a productive year for GFN factors:

470 divisibilities found!

Number of divisibilities discovered in previous years:

362 (2022), 747 (2021), 624 (2020), 41 (2019), 27 (2018),

18 (2017), 46 (2016), 79 (2015), 136 (2014), 213 (2013),

457 (2012).

November 27, 2023:

Frequencies table corrected for 1200 <

adjusted count for 80000 <

Four

month of 2023:

June 25, 2023:

New factor of Fermat number F(425).

May 31, 2023:

New factor of Fermat number F(1784).

April 23, 2023:

April 21, 2023:

New factor of Fermat number F(1436).

April 16, 2023:

Frequencies table corrected for 1200 <

counts for 100000 <

February 9, 2023:

New factor of Fermat number F(1493).

December 2022:

November 27, 2022:

July 25, 2022:

number found:

March 8, 2022:

A second long-term omission was detected in the list

of primes

to be added.

November 25, 2021:

November 24, 2021:

New factor of Fermat number F(1379).

August 11, 2021:

New factor of Fermat number F(66643).

June 29, 2021:

First factor of GF(9,11) found, a P52 prime.

May 2021:

A long-term omission was detected in the list of primes

than six months:

March 27, 2021:

6896-digit final factor of xGF(13,7,5) proven prime.

March 12, 2021:

First factor of GF(14,10) found, a P37 prime.

March 1st, 2021:

New factor of Fermat number F(40).

December 31, 2020:

In 2020, 612 GFN divisibilities were found:

501 by Gary Gostin, 111 by others.

October 05, 2020:

found:

The same prime also divides GF(18233952,7), the largest

known composite GF(

July 06, 2020:

Summary of frequencies corrected and extended.

April 01, 2020:

found:

GF(13334486,7) and others.

February 11, 2020:

Gary Gostin starts generating new GFN divisibilities:

82 factors delivered at once.

February 10, 2020:

New factorization at GFNsmall.html:

Cofactor of 10^(2^8) + 3^(2^8) is P85 × P105.

January 22, 2020:

New factor of Fermat number F(5523858):

December 25, 2019:

December 9, 2019:

New factor of Fermat number F(2587), which brings to 350

the total number of known factors.

October 16, 2019:

New factors of Generalized Fermat numbers GF(4800313,3)

and GF(4800310,5).

October 14, 2019:

New factor of Generalized Fermat number GF(4673541,7).

October 13, 2019:

New factor of Generalized Fermat number GF(4532462,11).

September 29, 2019:

New factor of Generalized Fermat number GF(3964696,11).

July 31, 2019:

Generalized Fermat number GF(25,10) proved composite.

July 6, 2019:

Generalized Fermat number GF(24,10) proved composite.

March 23, 2019:

New factor of Fermat number F(9863).

January 28, 2019:

New factor of Fermat number F(118).

December 31, 2018:

Table of factors GFNfacs.html now includes 6608

new divisibilities, 21 of them found in 2018.

December 19, 2018:

New factor of Fermat number F(132).

December 13, 2018:

New factor of Fermat number F(3345).

November 2, 2018:

New factor of Fermat number F(2144).

July 24, 2018:

New factor of Fermat number F(5199), which brings to 300

the total number of known composite Fermat numbers.

May 1, 2018:

New factor of Generalized Fermat number GF(10746,12).

April 5, 2018:

New factor of Fermat number F(274).

April 3, 2018:

Candidate of Extended Sierpinski Problem eliminated.

March 10, 2018:

New factor of Fermat number F(63480).

January 15, 2018:

New factorization at GFNsmall.html:

Cofactor of 11^(2^8) + 10^(2^8) is P62 × P107 .